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1. Uganda enforces bans on Bright-coloured hair, Mini skirts, Tight trousers for Civil Servants.


Uganda has released a circular guiding civil servants' dressing after receiving several complaints. The circular was gotten from Public Service Standing Orders on dress code, put in place in 2010 but has not been enforced.

2. Only Court Order can stop Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall Schedule – INEC.


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said only a legitimate court order could stop process for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye as demanded by his Kogi West constituents. Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of the commission


3. President Buhari Endorsed by AU to lead Anti-corruption war.


African Leaders on Tuesday unanimously endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari to champion the fight against corruption in the African Union (AU). The endorsement came at the end of the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of AU in Addis Ababa.


4. 183 Drug Clients reintegrated and 200 suspected Drug Dealers Arrested by NDLEA in Zamfara.

BellaNaija - NDLEA intercepts over 5000kg of Cannabis at Seme Border
National Drugs Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)'s Commander in Zamfara, Adamu Eigege disclosed that the agency had arrested 200 suspected drug dealers and users in 2016. He also said the command has succeeded in seizing a total of 521.9 kilograms of various types of illicit drugs.


5. Melaye’s Recall: INEC wasting precious time – Senate.


The Nigerian Senate in its session on Tuesday expressed disapproval over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)'s released schedule for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye. The Senate described INEC's action as a waste of time.


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Jonathan said this in a Facebook post on Tuesday which was signed on his behalf by his aide, Reno Omokri.

The former President was emboldened by the statement by Senate President Bukola Saraki who had said the military had no right to declare the Indigenous People of Biafra as a terror group.

He said, “However, we want to advise the Buhari administration, which has announced plans to extend the military show of force to the South-South and the South-West through Operation Crocodile Smile, to tread with caution.


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First, Happy 37th Birthday to this awesome lady whose fingerprints are plastered all over the internet as the most controversial Nigerian blogger lol kidding 😂 We all know she's Nigeria's number one in the game till date!!! So let's give it up to her because it's not easy!!! Who bad belle help??? Envy and jealousy will get you no where. That said, I am personally wishing Linda a very happy birthday!!! Below are the 5 awesome ways she is an inspiration.